County lines is the term given to a type of drug dealing where criminals from urban areas such as West Yorkshire and Manchester, exploit young and vulnerable people, forcing them to travel to county towns such as Harrogate or York to sell drugs. It also involves a practice known as “cuckooing” which is where drug […]
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It happened at around 4am on 18 January 2018 when extensive damage was caused to multiple beach-front chalets. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Beverley Garbutt or […]
The man was arrested following a police pursuit which took place on numerous roads including the A63 and A1 on Saturday 26 January 2019. A number of police resources including the police helicopter assisted the operation. After questioning in custody the man was charged with: Theft from a shop Failing to stop Driving a motor […]
The new Twitter account @NYTrafficBureau will also provide brief details of enforcement action live from the scene. They will share road safety advice and remind residents of how to report speeding concerns where they live. Jamie Smith, of North Yorkshire Police’s Traffic Bureau, said: “Our mobile safety cameras work from many different locations across North […]
Mark Johnson, of Northallerton, was also given an indefinite court order to prevent him posing a threat to other children. The 39-year-old appeared at Teesside Crown Court and pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault of a child on Friday. Johnson (pictured) began to groom the victim when she was 12. When she turned […]
The survey looked at public perceptions of the service, including fear of crime, perceptions of the level of crime and anti-social behaviour, and people’s views about the level of police presence. The results showed that public perceptions are mixed. Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Ciaron Irvine responded by saying: “We are a public service, so feedback […]